Triathlon          2008 Olympics

Congratulations to Emma Snowsill-Gold

Emma Moffatt-Bronze

What a tremendous effort. We are so proud of you. Well done. 

 


 

Australia has won 1 gold and 1 bronze in the women's triathlon in China.

 

 

Australia is represented in Beijing by five triathletes

Athletes

http://www.triathlon.org/olympics/athletes.php

Women: Emma Snowsill, Emma Moffatt, Erin Densham

 Emma Moffatt was nominated by virtue of a number of impressive performances, including winning the Oceania Championships and the New Plymouth BG Triathlon World Cup, her second world cup title in ten months. 

 

 

Men: Courtney Atkinson, Brad Kahlefeldt

 

Olympic rankings look really good for Australia!! Click link below

http://www.triathlon.org/docs/rankings-2006-olympic-simulation-women.pdf

 

 

 

 

Africa Champion                             Rabie,Mari RSA 

America Champion                         Ertel, Julie USA

Asia Champion                                Ueda, Ai JPN

Europe Champion                           Fernandes, Vanessa POR

Oceania Champion                         Moffat, Emma AUS

World Championships #1              Tucker, Helen GBR

World Championships #2               Sarah Haskins USA

World Championships #3               Warriner, Samantha NZL

                     

Olympic Ranking #1                          Fernandes, Vanessa POR  8 0

Olympic Ranking #2                          Warriner, Samantha NZL8 0

Olympic Ranking #3                         Snowsill, Emma AUS

Olympic Ranking #4                           Moffat, Emma AUS  9 0

Olympic Ranking #5                          Tanner, Debbie NZL

Olympic Ranking #6                            Haskins, Sarah USA

 

 

2008 Beijing Triathlon course map

Main location-                           Shisanling Reservoir Dam

 

 

http://www.triathlon.org/images/event/maps/beijingcoursemap.pdf

 

Competition venue

http://www.triathlon.org/olympics/venue.php

 

Pontoon draw-swimming

http://www.triathlon.org/docs/olympics/beijing_2008_pontoon_draw_procedure.pdf

 

Altitude chart- see page 2 for the graph

http://www.triathlon.org/docs/olympics/beijing_bike_altitude.pdf

 

 First leg- SWIMMING-1500 m

 

Second leg-Cycle leg-40 km

 

 

Third leg -Run -10 km